From CNN | Business by Michelle Watson, CNN
Dorothy Pitman Hughes, the co-founder of one of the most prominent feminist magazines, has died, according to a funeral home in Georgia and her longtime colleague and friend Gloria Steinem.
Hughes, co-founder of Ms. Magazine, died at the age of 84 on December 1 in Tampa, Florida, according to Sconiers Funeral Home. Hughes, “passed away peacefully … at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Delethia and Jonas Malmsten,” the obituary said.
Ms. Magazine, initially created in the 1970s as a “sample insert in New York magazine,” would soon become a “landmark institution in both women’s rights and American journalism,” according to its website. Ms. Magazine also calls itself, “more than a magazine,” but rather, “a movement.”
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